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The Compleat Beatles (1982)

Video  -  Documentary | Music  -  October 1982 (USA)
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A documented account of the life and career of the Fab Four, from their early years in Liverpool to their breakup, featuring rare interview and concert footage.

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Narrator (voice)
Gerry Marsden ...
Himself - Gerry and the Pacemakers
Allan Williams ...
Himself - Beatles' First Manager
Bill Harry ...
Himself - Editor: Mersey Beat
Tony Sheridan ...
Himself
Horst Fascher ...
Himself - Manager: Star Club, Hamburg
Billy J. Kramer ...
Himself
Bob Wooler ...
Himself - DJ: Cavern Club
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Himself - Record Producer
Nicholas Schaffner ...
Himself - Author, The Beatles Forever
Milton Okun ...
Himself - Record Producer-Arranger
Bruce Johnston ...
Himself - The Beach Boys
Lenny Kaye ...
Himself - Guitarist
Wilfred Mellers ...
Himself - Musicologist
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Herself
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A documented account of the life and career of the Fab Four, from their early years in Liverpool to their breakup, featuring rare interview and concert footage. Written by Hiphats

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Good documentary about the Beatles...
14 April 2001 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 4/15/2001 - 6 out of 10 (Dir-Patrick Montgomery): Good documentary about the Beatles that pretty much just tells the story of their beginnings in Liverpool til their breakup. Not extremely well-done and seemed somewhat rushed in the last half hour to just finish the story, but the music and the performers almost sell themselves. It would have been nice to have more information from the Beatles themselves which later happened in a TV miniseries a few more years after Lennon's death. "Complete" it definetly is not, but how could it be with the volumes of work that they produced. Good enough for fans and for those who are just interested in the phenomenom known as the Beatles.


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